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Share Thanksgiving Gratitude

Center of Concern | Mon, Nov 21, 2011

Share Thanksgiving Gratitude

Faith Leaders from all major faiths gathered Sunday opposite the White House to pray and demand justice for the poor.  As you enjoy Thanksgiving, think about sharing some of your abundance with those most in need - and let your Congressional representative know you are outraged with their lack of attention to those most vulnerable and in need.  Read more . . . .  Happy Thanksgiving.

Economic Hemorrhage vs. Bailout Band-aid

Center of Concern | Tue, Sep 30, 2008

Economic Hemorrhage vs. Bailout Band-aid

I’m having a difficult time deciding how I feel about the “bailout package.” I thought about what I would have done yesterday if I were a member of Congress. I decided I probably wouldn’t have voted for the bailout package either. To me it seems like a band-aid made for a paper cut that is trying to fit over a gaping wound that is a hundred times the size of a paper cut. Maybe this band-aid is the wrong shape and size. Maybe it's not even a band-aid that we need.
Global Warming Hits Home

Global Women's Project | Tue, Jun 3, 2008

Global Warming Hits Home

Gallup released numbers from its annual Environmental poll in April, showing that Americans feel more informed about global warming than in previous years, and that a majority believe the effects of global warming to have already begun. Yet, despite this knowledge, Americans are no more concerned now about global warming than when the survey was first launched nearly two decades ago, and, in fact, rank it tenth in a list of twelve environmental problems.